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Unformatted text preview: Patterns: On Sports Center, on ESPN, women get devoted less than 2% of the airtime. How reporters describe athletes: • Females: weary, fatigue, frustrated, panicked, vulnerable, choking • Males: strong, brilliant, gutsy, aggressive, big Female athletes are photographed much differently than male athletes. “Then, there’s Teen Vogue, which gushes that ‘finding yourself and what makes you feel happy and healthy is always in fashion’ but then also runs ads for breast enhancement tablets. For $229.95, you too can grow bigger boobs, “feel more beautiful and sexier than ever” and “have more self-esteem, more confidence” (source: Janelle Brown, Salon, 2001)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EDU 130 taught by Professor Simard during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Plattsburgh.
- Fall '08